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World War II Patriotic cover

Description:

"United States Of America

National Defense ... Industry and Agriculture ... Army and Navy ... Security and Conservation ... Education and Health"

This serviceman's first day cover was sent under Free Franking from Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. There is one letter (2002.2035.278.2) associated with this cover postmarked Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, April 28, 1942. The engraved cachet is a product of Henry Grimsland of Chicago, Illlinois.

Date:
April 28, 1942
Markings:
JEFFERSON BARRACKS, MO. / APR 28 / 11:30 AM / 1942 [cancel] Free [handwritten free franking in upper right corner] UNITED STATES / OF / AMERICA; NATIONAL DEFENSE / INDUSTRY AND AGRICULTURE / ARMY AND NAVY / SECURITY AND CONSERVATION / EDUCATION AND HEALTH / FIRST DAY COVER [cachet]
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
8.9 x 16.5 cm (3.5 x 6.5 in.)
Museum ID:
2002.2035.278
Place of Origin:
Missouri
Place of Destination:
Illinois

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